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Lian Qiao 連翹 Fructus Forsythiae

English Name: forsythia fruit
Property: bitter, (slightly pungent), cool
Channel: LU, HT, GB
Part used: fruit
Dosage: 6-15g

Category:

Actions/Indications:
1. Clears heat: exterior wind-heat or early febrile disorders, interior heat affecting HT and PC, heat in ying level
2. Clears heat, eliminates toxins: abscess, sores, scrofula
3. Promotes urination: Lin zheng (dysuria)

Contraindications:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SP/ST deficient cold with diarrhea, may cause photodermatitis

 

Brand

BodyCrafters

Herbology (TCM) Chinese Medicine

Actions/Indications

1. Clears heat: exterior wind-heat or early febrile disorders, interior heat affecting HT
and PC, heat in ying level
2. Clears heat, eliminates toxins: abscess, sores, scrofula
3. Promotes urination: Lin zheng (dysuria)

Cautions

SP/ST deficient cold with diarrhea, may cause photodermatitis

Uses

The active compounds of Forsythiae Fructus were assessed for their antibacterial activities by E. coliPseudomonas aeruginosaS. aureusHelicobacter pylori and Klebsiella pneumoniae.